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Two Feet of a Cista

On top of each foot of a cista, a winged female clad in a chiton and a himation runs to the right carrying a similarly clad, wingless female in her arms. Below a bead and fillet molding, the foot itself is in the form of a lion's foot, resting on a fringed cushion. Green crusty patina. A bit of...

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Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris 1899.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 525; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Accession Number

99.466a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels